Rodel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Rodel family

The surname Rodel was first found in Languedoc, where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

Early History of the Rodel family

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Rodel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rodez, Roder, Rodaiz, Rodais, Rodet, Rauddez, Rauder, Raudet and many more.

Early Notables of the Rodel family (pre 1700)

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United States Rodel migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rodel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • J Leonard Rodel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1773 [1]
  • Georg Jacob Rodel, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1787 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Rodel (post 1700) +

  • Gustav Rödel, German fighter pilot and flying ace in the Luftwaffe, during World War II, credited with 98 aerial victories, awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Rodel Bryan Generalao Mayol (b. 1981), Filipino professional boxer, former WBC Light Flyweight World Champion

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook